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A Primer on Mistake Fares and Hotel Bookings

A Primer on Mistake Fares and Hotel Bookings

Just the other day, I saw a posting (now expired) for extremely cheap bookings at the Millenium Resort in Patong, which is an area in Phuket, Thailand. I'm not a big fan of Patong, but at 8 British pounds a night, I can handle all of the rampant sex tourism and sleaziness of the area. […]

Posted on May 21, 2014 by in Mistake Fares

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Fantastic deal (error fare?) Colombo, Sri Lanka to Dallas, TX just $1,453.89 in First CLass

Fantastic deal (error fare?) Colombo, Sri Lanka to Dallas, TX just $1,453.89 in First CLass

DO NOT CALL THE AIRLINE for this fare. DO NOT EVEN CALL FOR SEAT ASSIGNMENTS YET. Colombo, Sri Lanka has been famous for cheap one-way tickets from South-East Asia to the US. First Class tickets incl. the fabled Emirates were about $2,000 for a long time. These fares have gone away but a Flyertalker found […]

Posted on February 2, 2014 by in Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Mistake Fares

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Dealing with great hotel rates (mistake rates?) – the case of onhotels.com Intercontinental Tokyo Bay

Dealing with great hotel rates (mistake rates?) – the case of onhotels.com Intercontinental Tokyo Bay

Last week onhotels.com posted a mistake rate for the Intercontinental Tokyo on its website. It was discovered by Flyertalker 'hailstorm'. The rate was $97.60 for the Intercontinental Tokyo Bay. This hotel usually sells for around $200-$300 during the week. So while it was about half the price that normally shows it wasn't a rate that […]

Posted on September 3, 2013 by in Mistake Fares

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Mistake fare – South Africa to Switzerland in Business Class just $474 (one-way)

Mistake fare – South Africa to Switzerland in Business Class just $474 (one-way)

On the heels of the Seychelles mistake fare comes this fare from Turkish airlines. It's $474.30 for 5,736 miles flown in business class from South Africa to Switzerland. Cape Town and Johannesburg work for the departure and Geneva and Switzerland as destinations. For every month until mid next year I was able to find a […]

Posted on June 21, 2013 by in Mistake Fares, Turkish Airlines Review

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